At the Center for Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, we use a “multi-dimensional” approach to weight loss. In other words, we donʼt rely on just one single treatment strategy. I believe that weight loss and maintenance is too difficult to “put all your eggs in one basket”. So, for initial weight loss we use structured, aggressive diets, along with … [Read more...] about Aggressive, Non-Surgical, Medical Weight Loss Using Very Low Calorie Diets: What Does The Research Show?
Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H., a board-certified bariatric physician, is often asked about the safety and effectiveness of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) as he prescribes weight loss and nutrition plans for his patients at the Center for Nutrition and Preventive Medicine offices in Leawood and Topeka. “HCG injections have been a part of fad diets … [Read more...] about Should you consider HCG for weight loss? A bariatric physician answers common questions…
Health is a precious commodity. Too often, however, we don’t realize its value until it is slipping away from us. When I worked as an emergency medicine physician, I saw firsthand just how quickly and easily one’s health and life can be taken away. Accidents, injuries, and serious illnesses too often snatch health out of the hands of ordinary, … [Read more...] about Make your Body Last a Lifetime: Ten Steps Toward Health
Why do people, in fact, become overweight? Although no one can argue the fact that it boils down to consuming more calories than what a person needs for basic existence, it is a very complex issue. There are approximately 45 different mechanisms in the human body that help regulate body weight. We’ve boiled it down to the above areas of influence … [Read more...] about Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Current Treatment Benefits